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Canby Family Roused From Sleep by Raging FireSalem-News.com
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
(CANBY, Ore.) - A Canby family awoke to the sound of a raging fire and a smoke alarm this morning just after midnight.
"They looked out the window to find there storage shed fully involved in fire no more then a few feet from there home," Deputy Fire Marshal Todd Gary said.
The home was evacuated while the residents notified 911 of the fire.
Gary said firefighters arrived to find a outbuilding burning and extending into the home and possibly the neighboring structure.
"Quick and efficient work by firefighter kept the damage to a minimum burning the side of the home but not damaging the neighboring home," he said.
Firefighters were at the scene controlling the fire and checking for extension for 2 hours.
Gary says damage is estimated at $15,000. He says the fire is still under investigation, and at this point a fire cause is unknown.
Canby Fire, Clackamas Fire, Aurora fire, Canby Police and Canby Utility were on scene.
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